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Homage’s Transportation Assistance Program (TAP)

Millions of Americans face barriers to accessing medical treatment, mental health care, community services, and necessities, such as the supermarket or pharmacies. For the elderly and people with disabilities, affordable and reliable transportation is a significant challenge, particularly in rural communities.

In Snohomish County, WA, Homage is the largest provider of services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, serving over 25,000 individuals annually. At Homage, we recognize the critical need for affordable, convenient transportation services accessible to all.

Update: Announcing our new Darrington to Arlington route – click to learn more.

What is the Transportation Assistance Program (TAP)?

TAP is Homage’s rural transportation program that provides service to people age 55 or older, disabled people of any age, and low income people of any age who are outside of the DART (Dial a Ride) service area.

Who Does TAP Help?

TAP provides non-emergency transportation services to qualified individuals (age 55 or older, disabled people of any age, and low-income people of any age) to essential services that include; healthcare, employment, congregate meal sites, shopping, schools, senior centers, recreation and more. Access to safe and reliable transportation that makes a tremendous difference for many people, enabling them to continue living independently.

Having the ability to leave the house and engage with others in the community is critical to overall health and well-being. Access to a reliable, affordable, flexible transportation system is essential, particularly in rural communities with limited services.

TAP Drivers

TAP Drivers are trained to assist those with special needs. Each rider is safely assisted onto the bus, secured by the driver if needed, and safely assisted off the bus at the rider’s destination.

Need a Ride?

All new riders must complete a quick over the phone application by calling 425-423-8517. We are available Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm, to assist.

Rates are just $1.75 each way. Riders can purchase 20 one-way tickets for $35.00. Drivers carry tickets for sale. Riders must have exact amounts or a check payable to “Homage TAP”, as they do not carry cash.

Announcing our new Darrington to Arlington route. Lean more

Special Events

Is your group planning a special event? TAP may be the solution to your transportation needs. TAP buses are wheelchair equipped and accommodate up to 13 people. Call 425-423-8517 for availability.

Title VI Notice to the Public

Homage Senior Services is committed to ensuring that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (PL 100.259), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity, whether those programs and activities are federally funded or not. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination under Title VI, you may file a complaint.

For more information on the Homage’s civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact Homage’s Human Resources at 425-290-1241 or email humanresources@homage.org. For more information on filing a complaint, visit www.Homage.org.

Also, a complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing a complaint with the:

Office of Civil Rights

Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator

East Building, 5th Floor-TCR

1200 New Jersey Ave. SE

Washington, DC 20590

If additional information regarding Title VI is needed in another language, contact 425-355-1112 for assistance.

Translations – please see Appendix A of this document: Spanish, Chinese, Filipino, Korean, and Vietnamese

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Transportation Assistance Program Americans with Disabilities Act Policy – English
Transportation Assistance Program Americans With Disabilities Act Policy – Chinese
Transportation Assistance Program Americans With Disabilities Act Policy – Korean
Transportation Assistance Program Americans With Disabilities Act Policy – Spanish
Transportation Assistance Program Americans With Disabilities Act Policy – Vietnamese
Homage Title VI Policy – English
Homage Title VI Policy – Chinese
Homage Title VI Policy – Korean
Homage Title VI Policy – Spanish
Homage Title VI Policy – Vietnamese

While some drivers may have medical training, certification, and licenses; Program Participants acknowledge the sole purpose of Drivers is for assistance and transportation services only and are not to be considered medical personnel. Drivers should not be expected to be medically trained, hold medical certifications or license, nor provide any specialized assistance unique to medical personnel.

To learn more, call:

Phone:

425.423.8517

Monday – Friday 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Email:

tap@homage.org

Click here to apply for TAP online

Please Note: TAP has limited availability. Please reserve your ride as far in advance as possible.